hot potato(Redirected from drop something like a hot potato)
- (uncountable) A child's game in which players pass a ball or other item between them, with the object of avoiding being left holding the item when time expires.
- (countable, idiomatic) An awkward or delicate problem with which nobody wants to be associated.
- The politician hastened to distance himself from that political hot potato.
- (game): pass the parcel